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returns an object with the available configuration attributes of the control

getProperties(): ITextareaProps;


An object with the available attributes of the control and their values.


const form = new dhx.Form("form_container", {
rows: [
type: "textarea",
label: "textarea",
labelWidth: "70px",
value: "Some nice text",


// the returned object
errorMessage: "",
height: "content",
helpMessage: "",
hiddenLabel: false,
label: "textarea",
labelPosition: "top",
labelWidth: "70px",
maxlength: undefined,
minlength: undefined,
padding: 0,
placeholder: "",
preMessage: "",
readOnly: false,
required: false,
successMessage: "",
validation: undefined,
width: 400

The returned object of the Textarea control can contain the following configuration attributes:

validation(object,function) the rule of input validation
placeholder(string) a tip for the textarea
readOnly(boolean) defines whether a textarea is readonly
width(string|number|"content") the width of a control
height(string|number|"content") the height of a control
padding(string|number) sets padding between a cell and a border of the Textarea control
minlength(string|number) the minimum number of characters allowed in the textarea
maxlength(string|number) the maximum number of characters allowed in the textarea
label(string) specifies a label for a control
labelWidth(string|number) sets the width of the label of a control
hiddenLabel(boolean) invisible label that will be used to identify the input on the server side
labelPosition(string) defines the position of a label: "left"|"top"
required(boolean) defines whether a control is required
helpMessage(string) adds a help message to a control
preMessage(string) a message that contains instructions for interacting with the control
successMessage(string) a message that appears in case of successful validation of the control value
errorMessage(string) a message that appears in case of error during validation of the control value

Change log:

added in v7.0